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Walton's Lives : conformist commemorations and the rise of biography

Author: Jessica Martin
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press 2001
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work argues that Walton's practice in his "Lives" was crucial in shaping modern expectations of biography. Topics investigated include: how biography should be organised; how it should treat  Read more...

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Named Person: Izaak Walton; Henry Wotton; Richard Hooker; Robert Sanderson; George Herbert; John Donne
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jessica Martin
ISBN: 0198270151 9780198270157
OCLC Number: 1015118353
Description: XXI, 353 p. ill. 23 cm
Responsibility: Jessica Martin.

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[Martin's] account of what a cynic might call the cooking of the death of Luther is rather a tour de force and her guesstimates of why Foxe did what he did with the life of Cranmer are very Read more...

 
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